rectovaginal exam

rectovaginal exam

A bimanual exam of the reproductive organs and tissues separating the vagina and rectum, which consists of inserting a gloved finger into the vagina and a second gloved finger of the same hand into the anus while the second hand presses on the lower abdominal wall, so as to identify lumps or bumps in the tissue separating the two structures.
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Rectovaginal exam revealed a nontender soft tissue mass, 6-7cm in size, just to the right of the rectum and vaginal apex.
Women who have the following symptoms almost daily for more than a few weeks should see their gynecologist and ask for a rectovaginal exam and transvaginal ultrasound.
If you experience at least two of these symptoms clustered together and for two or more weeks, consult your doctor and ask for a rectovaginal exam, a transvaginal ultrasound, and a CA-125 blood test.
Women experiencing at least two to three common ovarian cancer symptoms persisting for two or more weeks should visit a gynecologist and ask for a rectovaginal exam, transvaginal ultrasound and CA-125 blood test," said Langridge.
Women experiencing at least two to three common ovarian cancer symptoms clustered together that persist for two or more weeks should visit a gynecologist and ask for a rectovaginal exam, transvaginal ultrasound and CA-125 blood test," said Judith Wolf, gynecologic oncologist at M.